Mrs Packard (Paperback)
Illinois, 1861: Without proof of insanity, Elizabeth Packard is committed by her husband to an asylum. Based on historical events, Emily Mann's play tells of one woman's struggle to right a system gone wrong. "Emily Mann is one of our most urgently engaging, provocative and significant American playwrights." -Joyce Carol Oates "Elizabeth Packard emerges as a vibrant, passionate force of nature." -New York Times.